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and 848 of the senate amendments and modifications committed to conference, messrs. smith of texas, coble and conyers. from the committee on natural resources, for consideration of sections 313, 601 and 197 of the house bill and modifications committed to conference, messrs. hastings of washington, bishop of utah and markey. from the committee on oversight and government reform for consideration of sections 598, 662, 803, 813, 844, 847, 849, 937 through 939, 1081, 19 -- 1091, 1101 through 1111 and sections 827, 845, 1044, 1102 through 1107 and 2812 of the senate amendments and modifications committed to the conference, messrs. ross of florida, lankford and cummings. from the committee on science, space and technology, for consideration of sections 11 sand 1098 of the house bill and sections 885, 911, 912 of division e of the senate amendments and modifications committed to conference, messrs. hall, quail and sam johnson of texas. from the committee on small business, for consideration of section 804 of the house bill and sections 885 through 887 much division e of the senate amendments a
vote should be in a live boy. coming home. we travel to fort hood, texas, where the joye is tinge with sacrifice. withhe joy is tinged sacrifice. welcome to our viewers on pbs, america, and around the globe. during the past nine months the people of syria have taken to the streets in protest against their government, and over 4000 have paid with their life. in rare television interview with barbara walters, the syrian president, bashar al-assad, flatly denied he ordered the use of brutality. instead blaming the violence on others. paul would starts the coverage -- paul woods starts the coverage. >> day after day unarmed syrian protectors have come out to face machine guns, snipers, and army vehicles. the costs so far is 4000 dead mom. . but in his abc interview, bashar al-assad did is killing his own citizens. >> we do not killer on people. no government in the world kills its own people, unless it is led by a crazy person. i became president with public support. it is impossible for anyone in this state to be ordered to be killed. >> we saw a different picture in a week of travel
, a 31-year-old texas man committed suicide. he said, thanks, bath salts. january, 2011, in panama city, florida, a daughter tried to attack her mother with a machete before fleeing the scene. she spent several days taking bath salts. an army sergeant killed his wife following a police chase. both had chemically altered bath salts. the couple's son was found dead with a plastic bag over his head and bruises on his body. these incidents led many states, including my home state of florida, to outlaw these often dangerous and deadly substances. . i added chemicals added to bath salts to induce a drug high to schedule i of the controlled substances act. these substances are not marketed for human consumption. this also is why i have joined representative charlie dent in his work to bring h.r. 1254, which includes the billing i introduced in april to the floor today. you have heard no research can be conducted if this passes, but those claims are false. they can be conducted. research will continue to be done on schedule i chemicals. just listen on the e.r. doctors and poison control centers
.s. combat troops leave iraq, we travel to fort hood, texas, where the joy is changed with sacrifice. -- tinged with sacrifice. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. during the past nine months, the people of syria have taken to the streets in protest against their government. many have paid with their lives. in a television interview with barbara walters, the syrian president assad denied that he ordered the use of brutality, blaming the violence on others. pole starts our coverage. >> with astonishing bravery, protesters have come out day after day to face machine guns, snipers, and armored vehicles. the cost so far is 4000 dead. in his interview with abc, the president denied killing his own citizens. >> and we don't kill our people, no government kills their people. i became president because the public -- it is impossible for anyone in this state to be ordered to kill. >> we saw a different picture in a week of traveling inside syria. in the city, she catalogs are losses. her son was shot dead a protest, she explains. that her grandson was killed by a sn
in june of 2001, the tropical storm that touched the texas medical center. texas medical center is in multiple hospital and medical cities. it proceeded and the stalled and for five days, gave us an awful lot of rain. about a 3, it exceeded the ability to maintain the water. and just when you expect the disaster to be over, it was day three. resources were needed and over 1000 patients needed to be evacuated from three major hospitals within the city. that haven't taught us a great deal about our own dependence upon each other and planning together within the city. as far as international, we have provided teams of doctors, nurses, and others to haiti. we have worked with doctors without borders to mobilize clinical staff and resources. we worked to provide a medical equipment to other countries and devastated by disasters. because of the resource that we use and activate every day, we provide a great deal of resources locally and abroad. the next we are talking about, i wanted to give you an idea of what their resources on a daily basis or an annual basis to the community are.
republican activists and it turns out the coalition did not invite texas congressman ron paul. calling him "an extremist who is far outside of the mainstream." today's event also giving the candidate as chance to respond to president obama's attacks on republicans yesterday over the economy. carl cameron is live for us in washington. are they unified when it comes to panning the president's israeli policy? >>carl: absolutely. there is not much discussion of the president's talk on the economy but they recommend a more pro growth discussion but for israel's policy this is unified, republicans have been very, very tough on president obama and it started this morning with the first speaker, rick santorum and we heard from romney what was aggressive and gingrich spoke and texas governor rick perry is talking about the response of a strong and firm friendship, a special relationship with israel and suggested that president obama has undermined it. here is gingrich's criticism a few moments ago. >> one side of continuing pressure that says it is always israel's fault no matter how bad the other
their stories of the day that will live in infamy. >>> urn the heaters to high from texas to maine. the big chill -- turning the heaters to high from texas to maine. >>> popular exercise machine getting recalled. the danger the government says it could pose. the >>> eureka high clouds 51, a few high clouds, a lot of sun upper 50s through the central valley. low 60s around big sur and down south warmest weather mid to upper 60s san diego, los angeles and palm springs. >>> 5:48. this week secretary of state clinton is holding a rare meeting in geneva with syrian opposition figures. she told the group exiled in europe she wants to hear their plans to establish a new democratic government in syria the group is made up of political dis-- dissidents. many believe syria is spiralling towards civil war with growing reports of thousands being killed in the streets. syrian president assad sat down with barbara walters in his first interview with an american journalist since the uprising began in march. >> do you think that your forces crackdown too hard? >> they are not my forces. they are forces tha
weather in texas, arkansas, and illinois. the snow, ice and strong winds made highway travel dangerous. >> lots of wrecks. lots of sliding into curves and breaking the tires off their beads, cars rolling over on their tops. >> little rock, arkansas, and nashville, tennessee, could get an inch or so of wet snow today. >>> now to politics. after being overtaken in the polls by newt gingrich, mitt romney has unveiled what he calls his closing argument, promising a more aggressive campaign. and president obama is also on the attack, making it a pitch to the middle class. tara mergener is in washington with more on all of this. good morning, tara. >> good morning to you, betty. republicans are trying to keep the president on the defensive over the weak u.s. economy. in the meantime, mitt romney is ramping up his campaign as newt gingrich surges in the polls. mitt romney is battling to take back his lead in the gop race. >> now it's time to make our case to the american people and to the people in iowa, new hampshire, south carolina and florida. >> reporter: in arizona tuesday, he promised a
those investments, tie down that oil and encourage that pipeline to go not to houston, texas, but to vancouver, canada and then on ships to china. and i would ask unanimous consent that both the full text of these articles be submitted and appear in the record. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. hoeven: thank you, senator isakson. did you have some more you wanted to add? i know you want to leave, and are on a tight time line. mr. isakson isakson: just thankr your leadership. it's been out standing. mr. hoeven: thank you, senator isakson. thanks for being here. now i will turn to senator hutchison from texas. we have actually 40 senators already on this legislation. 40 senators. it is bipartisan. you know, this is something we absolutely need to move on. i spoke with the canadian ambassador today, ambassador duer. he talked about how they're already looking at western routes to send this oil to chiefnlt so this oil is going to be produced -- oil to china. so this oil is going to be produced. it's going to be produced. the question is, does it come to the united sta
unemployment benefits? >> no. that is given incentives. that is what we have done again in the state of texas. i'm going to go back to it. it's work. we only meet for 140 days every year. we're approximate 13 lt largest economy in the world. we are part time. they go back home. they have a real job. they live under the laws that they pass and it works really well. we need to do that in washington d.c. that's what our founding father s we have seen washington now become the centralized all powerful one sized fits all and americans don't trust them. they don't trust washington or wall street. >> let's talk about the new ad that you have. you call it president obama's war on religion. we're going to play a clip from it. >> you don't need to be in a pew every sunday to know that there is something wrong in the country when gays can serve in the military but kids can't pray in school. i will fight against attacks on our religious heritage. faith made america strong. it can make her strong again. >> what is president obama's war on religion? >> when you talk to bishops, there is clearly an agenda b
of texas. great to have both of you with us tonight. congresswoman jackson lee, i want to ask you, is this game on for the democrats in did the president lay out a very progressive vision that you can stand behind and this is where the democrats have to go? >> ed, game on. this is truly a home run, renewed nationalism. i'm almost standing on my tippy toes because of the excitement of the president taking charge on behalf of the american people. teddy roosevelt talked about busting monopolies. he was called, as the president said in his speech, a socialist, a communist, and then turned out to be a hero, because in busting those monopolies, he created jobs for the american people. the president today laid out a roadmap and asked us, are we prepared and willing to sacrifice to get a better education, better opportunities for jobs and infrastructure, for the american people? by saying to those top 1%, many of whom are in agreement, but they have been taken hostage, themselves, by the republicans who use them as pawns to keep bush tax cuts that have done nothing to create jobs but only
've learned that when you ask someone in texas if they want "big" savings on car insurance, it's a bit like asking if they want a big hat... ...'scuse me... ...or a big steak... ...or big hair... i think we have our answer. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. bell bill our pal marc lamont hill recently wrote a column saying that newt gingrich is an intellectual heavyweight that may hurt him in his run for president. please explain this in terms even i can understand. i read the claim. i didn't quite grasp it but you cede he is smart guy. >> very smart guy. >> understands policy and how the government runs. >> every debate. >> bill: you recognize his frame of reference is solid. >> absolutely. >> bill: then you say republicans don't like that? >> no, newt gingrich has been around for decades. republicans don't pick the smart guy. >> bill: how come he is leading in the polls then. >> they are deeply frustrated with romney because he he is as liberal as i am at least in his history. romney inflamed out. rick perry can't debate. he is the best option
's now at the university of texas in austin. andrew wilder is the director of afghanistan and pakistan programs at the united states institute of peace. he has worked in both countries for more than 20 years, running humanitarian organizations and doing research. we thank you both for being with us. andrew wilder, to you first. on today's bombing. these are rare, as we said, have been years since something like this has happened in afghanistan. sectarian violence on shiites. what is the significance that it's happening now? >> as if afghanistan needed a new kind of violence. we haven't seen this kind of sectarian attack in afghanistan. it's quite frequent and common in pakistan to see this kind of attack. but not in afghanistan. that's why it's very unusual. again, a coordinated attack in three cities at the same time. really unfortunate to see this kind of sunni-she a type of violence in afghanistan. the attacks have been mostly directed at official tarring hes, military targets but not sectarian tarring hes like the shia community. >> woodruff: we reported that a pakistani sunni mili
and texas covered in snow and ice is now on the move. until now, temperatures here in the northeast have been downright balmy, a great couple days here last two weeks. but now in for a rude, cold awakening. we get more on this from abc's diana alvear, good morning, diana. >> reporter: rob, sunny, good morning. winter may not have officially started but it sure feels like it has, especially for people in states like texas and washington state where some of the roads were as white as my sweater. a sprinkle of snow coats cactuses in arizona, one of several states shivering from a blast of cold canadian air. in texas the first snow fell covering everything in white. >> i just had to go for a walk it is so beautiful out here. >> reporter: temperatures plunged in new mexico, forcing the closure of interstate 40. snow shovels and other winter supplies flew off the shelves. >> customers calling in, asking us to set aside heaters and, set aside ice melts. >> reporter: drivers had to dodge black ice in washington state. some without success. deeper in the cascades, the danger was getting stuck. th
during the holidays in those red kettles in at least ten states, including texas, illinois, colorado and here in florida. >> we live in a fast food world today, where everything seems to be instant. let me make my donation online. do you take credit cards? but this person has taken the time to find this coin every year. >> reporter: the salvation army, a christian organization, says there are two messages that resonate. that note and what's inscribed on the coin. in god we trust. kerry sanders, nbc news, ft. myers, florida. >>> and that's our tuesday night broadcast. thank you for being here with us, i'm brian williams. and we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. good night. -- captions by vitac -- bay tonight. >> it's a bizarre accident that may have happened during the taping of a popular tv show. the alameda sheriff's office says some type of projectile has gone through a home in dublin. >> cheryl
. >> it's different story in el paso, texas. drivers couldn't get to work because the roads were too icy to drive on. combined with the the blanket of snow and you will get quite a traffic nightmare. drivers said it took nearly three times as long as usual to get to work in the morning. the ice melted and water flowed in the -- melted and water flowed in the streets but cars could get traction n new mexico, this is al-- traction. in new mexico, officials closed a stretch of interstate 40 from albaquerky to gallup afterblowing snow caused nearly zero visibility. 12 to 15 inches were expected in the higher elevations. we are not expecting that much here but a light dusting can slow down the commute and let your kid sleep in a little longer in the morning. for the latest weather conditions, head to and once you get there, you can check out the school delays and closings. so let me show you what's going on here. we are on traffic cameras. but, again, once you head to our website, go to the weather tab and once you get there, you can see what's going on. push the weather tab and
suicidios por esto. en instantes, los presidentes de texas fueron sorprendidos por una enorme tormenta de nieve. >> tambiÉn, como un gol maÑana, esta tarde, en primer impacto.un mal presagio se hizo realidad cuando una madre hispana cruzaba la frontera, y su cuerpo está en el congelador de una morgue, sin que sus hijos puedan darle santa sepultura!! # >> una tormenta de nieve sorprendiÓ a muchos residentes. las carreteras quedaron convertidos en verdaderos priÍstas de hielo. pistas. >> esta tormenta de nieve obligÓ a cerrar escuelas y las principales carreteras ademÁs de causar accidentes de trÁnsito. la tormenta invernal es la tercera de su tipo que azota esta regiÓn recientemente. >> aquellos que piensan que un golpe de suerte como ganar la loterÍa podría cambiar sus vidas estarÍan en lo cierto, pero no todos viven una felicidad plena. 3 residentes hispanos de un pequeÑo pueblo que han ganado la loterÍa, pero no todo brillaa >> es el tema de conversaciÓn en un pequeÑo pueblo al noreste de manhattan. 3 de sus residentes han ganado la loterÍa en sorteos distintos en las
. >> reporter: outside phoenix mountains are dusted with snow in texas, cities are covered in white. >> i had to go for a walk it is so beautiful out here. >> reporter: it may be beautiful, but the weather is causing problems. icy roads continue to wreak havoc. in el paso, drivers dodged black ice in springfield, missouri, emergency workers respond today to a half dozen crashes. in washington state, a group of four wheel drive jeep owners rescue drivers. >> these guys came up with the jeeps which was a blessing. >> reporter: winter storm watches are in place up and down the east coast with rain or rain/snow mix expected. tahman bradley, abc news. >>> we are complaining about cold here. >> still warms up nicely in the afternoon here even if we have frost during the morning. picture from dublin this morning thanks to stephen we appreciate him sending in this beautiful picture of some of the frost that followed. amy hollyfield's photo journalist that's a car with thicker frost this morning one of the reasons why temperatures weren't as cool more moisture in the air lead to thicker frost than yes
. but that cold air has sunk all the way down through texas and is going to be moving in our direction and after tomorrow, we'll only see temperatures rising to the 40s during the day. we are thinking there will be enough snow tomorrow night to maybe coat the grass here in the metro area, more significant accumulation out to our west, certainly in the higher elevations. this is where the snow potential will be the greater. where you see the dark blue as our area of low pressure moves up and away from the area tomorrow night. but maybe as close by as the western suburbs here, we could get enough to cover the grass. more significant accumulation out to our west, but you get out toward washington county, an inch or two there and in the mountains, maybe 4 to 7. certainly the higher an elevation you go, the more you will see. east of 95, that's mostly going to be rain. for tonight, more showers are going to develop later. steady temperatures will stay only in the mid 50s. it's been so mild all day today. up and over 60 in many areas. so that's where we'll start. tomorrow morning about 58 degrees or s
inventory and to oklahoma city in preparation for filling orders for the texas market place out of that facility. after the storm passed through, we were down for a very brief time. we used generators and we have enough gasoline to run them. we ran them for a week, so instantaneously, it was back up and running. it was one of the few places to have electricity to function. there were several pieces that were extremely important about this. since we were one of the few places that have electricity, we were able to organize food programs for not only our employees, but for both the police department and the fire department have found refuge in finding hot meals where we were. we also have the ability to house at a set up a nursery for our employees. since they had no services where they were, they would come to our facility. we would feed them, we gave them gasoline to get people to jobs, and we were kind of a full- service facility. one thing you can imagine, we have tremendous employee loyalty in that facility. i am not uncommon to have 40 years, it is kind of a trade within our
muestra lo escrito con lo es el sello de texas pero la policía dice que es falso . >> al mujer nos pide estar anonima , omitiremos su nombre y donde vive . >> solo diremos que es garland . >> es mi tierra también porque piden eso . >> la carta es mandada de forthworth el 2 de diciembre y recibida al día siguiente . >> quieren que todos se van para méxico, , . >> porque puros latinos . >> la policía nos dice que reciben quejas de más residentes que reciben estas amenazas . >> es posible que otros las reciben llamen a las autoridades y las guarden en una bolsa de papel para tener mejor evidencia . >> ♪ . . >> si usted sufre por la recesión no se preocupe . >> tenemos la organización con consejos utiles . >> buenas noches . >> antes que nada las ofertas proliferan pero es una que vale la pena? . >> no todos los descuentos son iguales en internet puede conseguir información si es un gran descuento . >> bueno también siempre es bueno comparar precios . >> muchas personas pierden trabajos algunos tendrán menos dinero para gastar que pueden hacer? . >> tener en ment
texas fueron sorprendidos por una enorme tormenta de nieve. >> tambiÉn, como un golpe de suerte puede cambiar su vida para bien o para mal. al volver. >> una tormenta de nieve sorprendiÓ a muchos residentes. las carreteras quedaron convertidos en verdaderos priÍstas de hielo. pistas. >> esta tormenta de nieve obligÓ a cerrar escuelas y las principales carreteras ademÁs de causar accidentes de trÁnsito. la tormenta invernal es la tercera de su tipo que azota esta regiÓn recientemente. >> aquellos que piensan que un golpe de suerte como ganar la loterÍa podrÍa cambiar sus vidas estarÍan en lo cierto, pero no todos viveuna felicidad plena. 3 residentes hispanos de un pequeÑo pueblo que han ganado loterÍa, pero no todo >> es el tema de conversaciÓn en un pequeÑo pueblo al noreste de manhattan. 3 de sus residentes han ganado la loterÍa en sorteos distintos en las Últimas semanas. queen una aron dio da, al dÍa siguiente se cuenta que habÍa ganado. >> han ganado $ 1 millones cada uno. >> la fantasÍas siempre ha sido que realizar todos nuestros sueÑos sÓlo cuest
, but with texas 9 and 3 they have big hopes. garcia will come in as the third quarterback, a veteran's insurance policy. the texans will be his 6th nfl team. we will see if he gets a chance to get to run with the texans. that's your toyota sports report. >> he is a veteran. he has been around a longtime. >> if you need him in an emergency he will play. >> he is not the prototypical quarterback. >> no, he is smaller and has a rocket arm, and he is effective. >> thank you. >>> keep track of breaking news on twitter at abc7 news. for larry beil and sandhya patel and carolyn johnson, i'm dan ashley. we appreciate your time. hope to see you tomorrow. god -- good night. [ female announcer ] what's so great about jcpcash? no excsions! with jcpcash, get 10, 15 or $20 off on the spot storewide! unlike other stores, we don't make you come back to save. get up to $20 off with no exclusions! we make christmas affordable. you make it yours. jcpenney. no excsions! with jcpcash, get 10, 15 or $20 off on the spot storewide! unlike other stores, we don't make you come back to save. get up to $20 off with no excl
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joe barton of texas argues gingrich accomplished more than most more than speakers. a lot of your fellow republicans are coming out this week and saying that mr. gingrich was an erratic leader when he was here in congress. do you experience that? >> no, ma'am, i don't think he was erratic. i think he was pragmatic. we did do the contract with america when he was speaker. we did balance the budget. we did reform welfare. i mean, he did a good job. >> reporter: after gingrich was pressured to give up his speakership in 1998, he called his detractors cannibals baud butt today he says they just weren't ready for his bold ideas and aggressive approach to reform. >> pelley: nancy, thank you. in chicago today, illinois governor rod blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison for corruption, including trying to sell the senate seat barack obama advocated when he became president. blagojevich is the second illinois governor in a row to be sent to prison. george ryan is serving six and a half years. also for corruption. there are new treatments for fighting breast cancer. florida a &m r
that finally arrived has caused problems elsewhere. it started out as snow in west texas where some saw as much as two to four inches and temperatures in the teens. >> and the snow then turned to ice as the storm moved across the midwest the a light dusting along with super cold temperatures made for a very difficult commute yesterday in kansas city, missouri. >> the storm brought two days of heavy rain in ohio. storm drains clogged by leaves caused flooding in low-lying areas and on the streets of columbus. what are we going to get? that is the big question. >> all of the above. >> meteorologist tom kierein. >> just about. >> my head was spinning, and i got it straightened now. after watching the weather yesterday. a lot of things are going on all at once here and affecting a big part of the country. now it's our turn. here comes the rain. >>> we've had passing moderate heavy rain off and on the last two or three hours. it's moved into the metro area. that area of yellow and orange where it's raining pretty hard in prince george's county, southern fairfax, into charles and farther south, princ
is why we are doing this. now the mail. from the dominican republic. >> jerry, fort worth, text. texas. >> lawrence from new york. >> billy, missouri. >> there is a humane way to hold everyone accountable which is caused by our own government's failure to secure the border. michael from texas. >> mary mcmahon, clinton, tennessee. >> you have to relax, mary. i simply gave her age. madonna is 53 years old. >> that's what we are aiming for, denise, thanks for reading the book. from fort benning, georgia. >> bless you for your service. i hope the books do that for you, and please don't hold them against me. and finally. >> post attacked christie recently because of his weight so he threw it right back at him. >> when there are people talking about the idea of me running for president, you had columnists in this newspaper writing that somebody that is overweight can't possibly be president. >> what did you think of that? >> it's idiot tick. because what these guys got, well, because he'sover weight, that means he's undisciplined. >> but governor, that's not why they wrote it. it's because y
. >> reporter: tied with romney for second in several polls, texas congressman ron paul was not invited to the pro-israel event because in part he wants to slash aid to the jewish state. in an interrue with fox, rick perry refused to criticize romney or gingrich on issues, instead ripping the business regard for romney or gingrich for years of government. >> if you are part of washington, still are, you are part of the problem. >> reporter: he made overt appeal to evangelical christians who have doubts about romney and gingrich. >> if evangelical in iowa is looking for somebody they know every day that the president's faith is going the guide them and the values, i ask people to you know, which one of those ten commandments do you not like? that is how i try to live my life. >> before the republican jewish conference this morning, gingrich met privately at a rosalyn, virginia, hotel with a group of influential old school d.c. conservatives who have been looking for an alternative to romney. insiders say gingrich got grilled about the transgressions involving public policy and personal m
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